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E.L.A.S.

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abbreviation
Hellenic People's Army of Liberation, the military organization of the EAM: Greek resistance force in World War II.
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Origin of E.L.A.S.

First recorded in 1943; from Modern Greek E(thnikòs) L(aikòs) A(peleutherōtikòs) S(tratós)
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